Consumer representative stories

Do you have a story to share?

Consumer representative stories

Do you have a story to share?

Do you have a story worth telling?

On this page, we share your stories and experiences. Sharing your story can help you, and others who have experienced similar, feel connected and comforted.

So please get in touch with your stories and experiences. They can make a real difference.

We thank everybody who has shared their story with us and remind readers and listeners to be respectful of these stories. If you want to use any of these stories for publications or other purposes, please contact us before you do. We would also like to remind you that some of these people may no longer be with us. We are proud to still be able to tell their change-maker stories.

A word with… series

Health Consumer Leader interviews:

Consumer Leaders and leadership

This Australian health consumer leaders interview asks Australian health consumer leaders about what health consumer leadership looks like to them and why health consumer leaders are an important piece of the patient engagement puzzle.

Health Consumer Leader interviews:

Advice

This interview of Australian health consumer leaders asks some of our NSW leaders about what advice they would give to help consumer representatives and patient advocates who are just at the beginning of their health consumer representative journey.

Health Consumer Leader interviews:

Most important attribute for health consumer representatives?

This Australian health consumer leaders interview asks some of our NSW leaders about the most important attributes a health consumer representative/advocate can have.

Health Consumer Leader interviews:

First role and role model

This interview of Australian health consumer leaders asks them what their first health consumer representative role was and if they have a role model.

2017

Patient Experience Symposium

We were a partner at the 2017 Patient Experience Symposium in NSW and ran a story-telling workshop for health consumers and we also asked them to tell us their stories on camera.

This video is the result of the collected footage and was shown in the final plenary session. Thanks to all the health consumers who came and talked to us!